New magazine launch: Monocle

I always get an inexplicable kick when I hear of new magazine launches by prominent figures in the publishing industry, although I am not sure why. Guess it’s all about the ‘scoop value’, as I’d like to call it. Wallpaper* founder and Financial Times columnist Tyler Brûlé has just launched […]

Immediate call for girl bloggers

3-weeks in Mexico, free flight, free accomodation and some money on the side, all in return for some blogging and vlogging. How awesome does that sound chicas! An event production company in Seattle is on a serious hunt down for bloggers to cover Spring Break festivities in Cancun and Acapulco […]

Globe Corner Adventure Travel Lecture Series

The Globe Corner Bookstore in Cambridge, MA has announced two events for their fall Adventure Travel Lecture Series: 1) On Wednesday, October 25th, Wayne Bernhardson will speak about travel to Patagonia via the gateway cities of Santiago and Buenos Aires. He is the author of Moon’s Patagonia Handbook as well […]

Olsson’s Book Events and Blogs

Olsson’s Books, an indy chain in VA and DC, has two travel-related author events this week. First up is NPR correspondent John Burnett, author of Uncivilized Beasts and Shameless Hellions: Travels with an NPR Correspondent, who will make an appearance at Olsson’s Dupont Circle store on October 18 at 7 […]

Kepler’s Journey the World Event

Tomorrow night in Menlo Park, Helene Goupil and Josh Krist will talk about their book, San Francisco: The Unknown City, as part of Kepler’s Journey the World series. I have a copy of thic cool city guide but have yet to plan a trip out west so I can see […]

Travel Writing Class: 92nd Street Y

The 92nd Street YMHA, which offers an impressive list of classes and lectures, will offer a travel writing workshop. Admittedly, this class sounds different than traditional travel writing classes, but it sounds intersesting. Here are the details: What: The Art of Travel Writing When: Thursdays, October 5, 2006 Time: 6:30 […]

September Author Appearances

Two upcoming author appearances happening this month. And don’t forget Jen’s events this week. Beppe Severgnini, author of La Bella Figura: A Field Guide to the Italian Mind Tuesday, September 12, 1:00 pm Book Passage, Corte Madera, CA Join the bestselliing author of Ciao, America! on a lively tour of […]